Tim Kaine, Mark Warner and 10 other Democratic senators are backing Republican reform legislation that helps Wall Street and hurts Main Street.
Questions are swirling about the White House chief of staff's defense of an aide he fought to keep in a sensitive West Wing job after the official was accused of abuse by two ex-wives.
A 69-hour closure ends as Republicans win Democratic votes by promising to take up the plight of the "Dreamers" and other contentious issues. But the funding fix won't last long.
The Massachusetts senator joins California Sen. Kamala Harris in endorsing the legislation, which Sanders expects to introduce this month.
Now that the Dakota Access pipeline protest has galvanized the Native American community, the Advance Native Political Leadership group wants to build a pathway to more government inclusion.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a third GOP senator throws her support behind legalizing gay marriage and a Democratic lawmaker takes a major step to end corporate personhood.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Nate Silver makes a prediction about gay marriage and North Dakota sticks it to women by enacting the nation's strictest abortion law.
Democratic incumbent Jon Tester is trying to keep his seat in a hotly contested race that could decide which party controls the U.S. Senate.